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State rolls out OpenBook Wisconsin

Website proposed by Gov. in 2011 state budget

Nearly three years after it was originally proposed, a website detailing how state taxpayer dollars are spent has been launched.

Dems ask Walker to veto bail bondsmen

Bill would let defendants hire bondsmen in certain counties

Wisconsin Democrats are pressing Republican Gov. Scott Walker to erase language in the state budget that would allow bounty hunters to operate in the state.

Assembly scheduled to pass state budget

State lawmakers table budget amendment, debate until Wednesday

The state Assembly is scheduled to vote on passing the state budget after debate barely got off the ground on Tuesday.

High capacity wells change being delayed in budget

Senate to debate budget later this week

Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he hopes that changes to the state budget being made in the Assembly will be enough to satisfy concerns of Senate Republicans.

Assembly to begin state budget debate

Republicans hoping to fight any significant changes

The state Assembly plans to begin debate of the state budget, with Republicans hoping to fight back any significant changes to the $70 billion two-year spending plan.

Walker: Too early to talk about partial vetoes

Walker could use partial veto to rework budget

Gov. Scott Walker says it's too early to say if he'll veto anything in the overall state budget approved by the Legislature's finance committee.

Lawmakers finalize state budget issues

Most controversial issues are left to vote on

State lawmakers are working to finalize the details of the state budget and some of the most controversial issues are left to vote on.

Walker reveals some new details of budget plan

Gov. Scott Walker reveals more details about what his two-year spending plan for the state will look like, including the target size of an income tax cut and how aid to schools will be tied to performance.